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Digital Shadows research: The middlemen who make ransomware possible (and profitable)


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2020-09-10 15:00:42
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Digital Forensics / Incident Response (DFIR)
Digital Shadows released new research into a group of cybercriminals who are essential to the profitability of ransomware, but who are also often overlooked: initial access brokers. Initial access brokers gain remote access to vulnerable organizations, which an end-purchaser of ransomware or RaaS can then leverage to wreak havoc.

Digital Shadows released new research into a group of cybercriminals who are essential to the profitability of ransomware, but who are also often overlooked: initial access brokers. Initial access brokers gain remote access to vulnerable organizations, which an end-purchaser of ransomware or RaaS can then leverage to wreak havoc.

Source: security magazine
Source Link: https://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/93320-digital-shadows-research-the-middlemen-who-make-ransomware-possible-and-profitable


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